Bio: Kneeland, E. C. (1881)


Surnames: Kneeland, Foster

----Source: History of Northern Wisconsin (Eau Claire County, Wis.) 1881, page 325

E. C. KNEELAND, purchasing agent N. W. L. Co., Eau Claire, was born in Montgomery Co., N. Y., Jan. 10, 1836. Parents moved to Lyons, Cook Co., Ill., and he followed them in 1854. Remained in Cook County, farming, etc., until 1857, when he moved to Wisconsin, settling in Sparta, Monroe County, and engaged in merchandising. Came to Eau Claire in 1860, took a homestead, and farmed until 1866, when he engaged with what is now the Northwestern Lumber Co. Was married in Burns, La Crosse Co., Dec. 27, 1860, to Miss Clara Foster, of that county. Has four children William Scott, Addison Marsh, Katie L. and Jessie.



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